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Verse (68:47) - English Translation


Welcome to the Quranic Arabic Corpus, an annotated linguistic resource for the Holy Quran. This page shows seven parallel translations in English for the 47th verse of chapter 68 (sūrat l-qalam). Click on the Arabic text to below to see word by word details of the verse's morphology.


Chapter (68) sūrat l-qalam (The Pen)

Sahih International: Or have they [knowledge of] the unseen, so they write [it] down?

Pickthall: Or is the Unseen theirs that they can write (thereof)?

Yusuf Ali: Or that the Unseen is in their hands, so that they can write it down?

Shakir: Or have they (the knowledge of) the unseen, so that they write (it) down?

Muhammad Sarwar: Do they possess the knowledge of the unseen which confirms the truthfulness of their belief?

Mohsin Khan: Or that the Ghaib (unseen here in this Verse it means Al-Lauh Al-Mahfuz) is in their hands, so that they can write it down?

Arberry: Or is the Unseen in their keeping, and so they are writing it down?

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